Saya Skincare founder Saya McDermott recently sat down with Talisa Sutton, founder of fashion & lifestyle blog, Badlands to chat about all things organic skincare. [ This article was originally feaured on badlands-blog.com]
An Introduction to Organic Skincare
Words by Talisa Sutton // Photos by Rohan Peterson
In the last few months, I have been making a conscious effort to organic when I can. I know it's not the most cost effective when it comes to the weekly grocery shop, but with particular fruits & vegetables there are compelling arguments as to why it's better for your health. With that being the case, I figured it was about time to take the same approach with my skin and give some new products a try. I fell for Saya's minimal, monochrome packaging immediately, but what's inside it even better. I caught up with the founder, Saya McDermott, to find out a little more about the benefits of going organic...
What was the inspiration between the creation of Saya?
The business grew very organically. Living in tropical Noosa I found that there was a lack of natural products on the market to suit my problem skin, so I began to research natural alternatives. This inspired me to start formulating my own natural skincare and there began the creation of the products. I had a strong desire to create purely plant-based, organic skincare whilst respecting our beautiful environment and standing firmly against animal testing.
I know a lot of us love incorporating organic produce into our diets, what are the main benefits of going organic when it comes to skincare?
Your skin is actually your largest organ and just like feeding your body with natural organic food it’s just as important to nourish and protect your skin with organic products. In the past few years natural ingredients have massively progressed so that you can now attain results previously only achievable with synthetic ingredients. When skincare is accredited as organic it means you are buying a product that contains the highest quality ingredients able to be sourced, which are the most active and potent.
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